• This is and always will be the greatest spectacle in racing. This is the Indianapolis 500.

    Leigh Diffey, as the green flag waved at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 29th 2022

  • If we're not racing hard, we're not racing.

    Tony Kanaan, St Pete's 2007

  • If we're racing on Superspeedways with catch fencing, I fear we're just playing the odds until we have something protecting our heads. It’s a scary thing to say.

    Ryan Hunter-Reay on canopies, Racer Magazine, 15 September 2014

  • ...if everyone agrees on a spec kit, IndyCar needs to really use the chance to get something that looks good, doesn't have all this winglet crap stuck all over it, and doesn't create all this dirty air.

    Will Power on aerokits, motorsport.com, May 4th 2016

  • I drove the best race of my whole career!

    Rinus VeeKay on finishing 5th at the IMS Road Course, July 4th 2020

  • It's just great, pure racing.

    Sebastien Bourdais on IndyCar, June 2015

  • Without the IRL, a lot of guys would never have been able to show what they can do.

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

  • Eyes on the starter...

    Tom Carnegie

  • Some of the drivers roll out this 'safety' word, and suddenly it ties everybody's hands. But those arguments make no sense anyway. Remove downforce and you actually improve safety

    Rick Mears on downforce, Motorsport.com, October 28th 2015

  • It's a new... track... record!

    Tom Carnegie

  • Let's wait and watch.

    Tom Carnegie

  • I don't know him at all. Is he in his own little world?

    Kevin Lee on Jacques Villeneuve, Trackside, August 2012

  • Finishing in the Top-10 here was because of nutrition.

    A Sarah Fisher malapropism, Texas 2007

  • It was talent and skill, that's how I did it. A masterful display of driving ability!

    James Hinchcliffe on getting through the gap that took him from 17th to 6th at Mid Ohio, August 2014

  • Good morning from the start/finish line at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

    Tom Carnegie

  • All up it was one of the toughest weekends of my career in ANY form of motorsport, and you can sometimes learn more from your roughest days out there.

    Scott McLaughlin on his Detroit weekend, June15th 2021, Speedcafe.com

  • From now on, Scheckter, when used as a verb, means, "To steal one's wireless internet access."

    Tony Kanaan's blog, May 2007

  • I prefer to be here, even 34th, then being at home like last year.

    Fernando Alonso on the Indy 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 19th 2019

  • If they want to be on the front page of USA Today, they can be my guest. If I ever want attention, I'm just going to get out of the car and beat the hell out of somebody.

    Tony Kanaan on Dan and Danica, Milwaukee 2007

  • Not bad for a part timer ;o)

    Graham Rahal on finishing 5th at Toronto, via Twitter, July 2010

  • I'm a little rough around the edges like him and I say what I feel, there's no B.S. and that's one of the things I've always admired about him.

    Paul Tracy on AJ Foyt, May 2009

  • As a past driver, I'd answer the phone if Roger or Chip called...

    Sarah Fisher on keeping Josef Newgarden in her team, Racer.com, August 3rd 2015

  • I can't believe I'm here. It's so cool!

    Mike Conway in victory lane, Long Beach 2014

  • There comes a time in a race where money doesn't matter, living doesn't matter. Winning is the only thing that matters, and so when you go into those corners, it's winning that tells all.

    Al Unser Jr.

  • Back at the big house next weekend, kids.

    Alexander Rossi on the Harvest GP, Twitter.com, 24th September 2020

  • I've seen this place be absolutely great to me, and I've seen it wrench my heart from my body.

    Dan Wheldon on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • My mom hasn't played much of a role in my racing career. In fact, I think she still wants me to join the Coast Guard. But I still love her.

    PJ Chesson on Mothers Day

  • Broke a glass at a restaurant. Apologize to the waiter, he looks at me, says "Accidents happen. YOU know what I mean!"

    James Hinchcliffe via Twitter, December 17th 2015

  • When I saw he was slowing down, I have to say it was a relief. I thought, 'Now we can finally unleash the beast inside and go for the win.'

    Simon Pagenaud on Will Power's misfortune at Sonoma, ESPN.com, September 18th 2016

  • Off to heat yoga with @PitFitTraining. Gonna be sweating like a rapist.

    Tomas Scheckter showing his class on Twitter, April 6th 2011

  • I never would've had my opportunity to race at Indy if it weren't for Tony George and the IRL.

    Tony Stewart, May 2007

  • NASCAR has nothing on us. Look at the crowd at Indy – that's three Daytona 500s all in one place.

    Graham Rahal on the Indianapolis 500, Racer.com, June 4th 2016

  • When you tug at a guy in the pit lane, I think that is taking advantage of your gender, because it puts me in an awkward position.

    Dan Wheldon on Danica Patrick, June 2007

  • Helio lives for this. This is his passion. He loves Indy.

    Simon Pagenaud, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 15th 2018

  • Cheever had a problem with my dad, he had a problem with me, and now he's taking it out on Marco.

    Michael Andretti, Watkins Glen 2006

  • This is a huge day for the IndyCar Series and for our sport as a whole, for sure.

    Michael Andretti, February 22nd 2008

  • It's great that it's one minute after six!

    Marty Roth, Indy Bump Day 2007

  • I'm 19 years old, I drive Indy cars... I'm happy.

    Marco Andretti, July 2006

  • If someone said choose one race to win, just one, and that was the only race you ever got to win, it would be the Indy 500.

    Jack Harvey on the Indianapolis 500, indianapolismotorspeedway.com, February 21st 2019

  • I'm a moving chicane out here!

    Juan Pablo Montoya, lap 42 at St Pete's, March 30th 2014

  • Will he get through? Where is he? Where is he? There he is!

    Tom Carnegie on A.J. Foyt, 1967

  • Howard and me set the first and third fastest times of the day, and we both got beaten to grid slot 33 by a kid in Methodist Hospital with a smoking wreck of a car. The magic of Indy, huh?

    Paul Tracy, Indy Bump Day 2010

  • Maybe he should start thinking about driving and stop thinking about dancing because that was a stupid move.

    Tomas Scheckter on Helio Castroneves, Detroit 2007

  • Having a pulse should make you want to attend the 500.

    James Hinchcliffe on what should make you want to attend the 500, via Twitter, April 2012

  • The day started when I walked into Gasoline Alley and saw the grandstands. It was my first time here on race day and it was quite unbelievable.

    Alex Tagliani on the 2009 Indianapolis 500

  • Having raced all over the planet, I would say that IndyCar is the toughest beast yet to master for me.

    Felix Rosenqvist, Motorsports.com, September 17th 2019

  • No way. That's the best part about our cars, no power steering, high aero, get it done.

    Scott McLaughlin on adding power steering, via Twitter, April 26th 2021

  • You know, bison do seem like some very American animals.

    Conor Daly on Bison, IndyCar.com March 23rd 2021

  • Pounding down toward the yard of bricks...

    Tom Carnegie

  • I was a craft beer and a wallet chain away from being a hipster!

    James Hinchcliffe on beard growth, Tim and Sid's Plays of the Week, September 14th 2015

Results

Results for Indy500 Front Row Qualifying Challenge

PosPlayerTeamPoints
1Ron DrewniakBlack Flag30
 Dave RammelDoodles Racing30
 Andrew MillerA.J. Foyt's PopOff Valve30
 RaceArachnid Racing30
 Darrell CoxRum Runner30
 Jonathan CloseLemming51 Enterprises30
 John BernbrockLittle Al Fan30
 C-Block, the 3rdThe 1981 Interscope Special #2530
 LeesadeeYou Got Smoked30
10Jim FergusonTeam Kanaan20
 jim stringfellowRace Riot20
 Snake OilerUse your weight jacker - soften your front roll bar20
 JahiegelJahiegel20
 Tom SpanglerReynard Honda Firestone20
 BritishDudeBritish Racing20
 Dale GleitzMallard20
 John BlaskoSpeed Master II20
 Nathan LosureWho Dat Racing20
 TrixieDennit Racing20
 Jim BlaskoLightning Blackie20
 Alayna BlaskoPit Layn20
 L.A. Hewitt-RubleClutchXCoast20
 Andy MillerSquadra Speedgeek20
 JNEWGARDEN2TeamPENSKErules20
 FitsTeam Mystery Machine20
 Alan LosureRebel Racing20
 Andy BernbrockLords of Dongtown20
 Andrewagn72720
 Melissa BarramedaBignumber420
 Gary Evansnrracing20
 The ApsterGallup Gunner20
32khb004Hoffman Racing10
 Kurt St. AngeloThe Yellow Shirts10
 Sixty YearsNovi Sounds10
 Sheila BlaskoPeppy Pistons10
 Matt CahillRick the Rocket10
 Cousin GrahamRuttman Racers10
 Ben DenewethGeedis Motorsports10
 dacBoiler Up10
 alexab10810
 craig StringfellowSquaredCircleracing10
 LeslieGo Helio!10
 Mike CockrallTeam Canada10
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 William WilsonG2 RACING CAR NO#30610
 liz walshScottie's girl #910
 Drew StormsBadStorms10
 Mike WilliamsFoytfanforever10
 FlatIntoOneThe Mongooses10
 Larry KellerRahal's Racerz10
 Adam EvartsEvarts Motorsports10
 Ben SmithFacta Nonverba Racing10
 OpenWheelNutJohnny Lightning Racing10
 SlimSlim Pickins10
 Gordon Martinez5 Dudes & Tati Walk Into A Bar...10
 RodRamblin10
 JohnRacer X10
 Michael MisterkaGoCanadaRacing #3310
 JGC1965The Sliders10
 F-TypeTeam F-Type10
 KymKymopolis10
 Brian WallaceBWALL270010
 Steve MenteGoggles_Paisano10
64Bill Battle Red Racing0
 HannyyyroseLybarger Racing0
 Ryan Ellegood RAE Tennessee Racing0
 Dylan LLybarger Racing0
 Rob FoxxFoxx Indy Racing Enterprises0
 Scott BartonIndy500Fan0
 Joey NewgardenRacer OT0
 Candi JackmanJackman0
 Jordan Rinaldi WilmanJordan Rinaldi Wilman0
 June's BoyfriendGezzers0
 ManleighkowFeel the Power#120
 Andrew WoodFast Woody0
 Life Long FanA C Racing0